Second Deck Officer

MSC Cruises
MSC Cruises
Deck Jobs
2nd Officer
January 11, 2022


The Second Officer performs his assigned bridge watch-standing and navigational duties.


  • Executes the correct performance of his assigned bridge watch-standing and navigational duties;
  • Ensures the application of the company policy on board regarding the health and hygiene for crew and passengers;
  • Supports Captain, Staff Captain or Chief Mate in all technical matter of the Ship;
  • Supports or relieves the Chief Mate in case of emergency;
  • Is responsible for the cadet training during his navigational watch;
  • Is responsible for the weekly sanitation inspections in the Provision Room;
  • Is responsible for the control of water supply from shore or barges;
  • Supervises the Integrated Pest Control program;
  • Cooperates with the Safety Officer for the safety familiarization of the crew;
  • Participates in cabin inspections of Ship personnel when required by the Staff Captain;
  • Attends all cocktail parties and social and entertaining functions where his presence is required by the Master.


  • Fluent English, oral and written. Any additional language is considered an advantage;
  • Certificate of Competency IMO STCW Cap II/2;
  • Extensive successful experience in a similar position within Cargo or Other Cruise Company;
  • Basic Windows based programs knowledge;
  • Sound supervisory skills;
  • Proven ability to work in a harmonious productive team environment, exercising authority, diplomacy, and impartiality;
  • Substantial interpersonal, oral, written communication and negotiation skills;
  • A recognised medical certification is required before starting to work onboard.


  • USA VISA if in possess

STCW Certificates

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Language Requirements

Good knowledge of the English language is required.

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